HarrisÂ has produced the secondÂ imager technologyÂ to help theÂ National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationÂ monitor weather and environmental conditions from space.
The companyÂ said TuesdayÂ it built theÂ Advanced Baseline ImagerÂ to increase the spectral coverage and processing speed of NOAA’s nextÂ Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite.
GOES-S is the second of the agency’s four geostationary weather satellites and scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on March 1.
Harris also built an enterprise ground system to manage the entire GOES series.
The GOES-R satellite that launched in November 2016 also employs the company’s imager technology that helped track hurricanes over the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.
Harris will also supply ABIs for theÂ GOES-T andÂ GOES-UÂ satellites.